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Would you be tempted to buy a milkshake when Tommy Robinson is in town?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, May 3, 2019.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Last edited: May 3, 2019
  2. Ivartheboneless

    Ivartheboneless Star commenter

    My granddaughter's puke is quite milky (six months). Would that do?
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  3. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    That would do nicely as I would not want to waste a good milkshake on him.
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  4. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    I am glad to see that milk has been reclaimed from the white supremacists.

  5. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    He's a scrotey wee thug who should be shunned. Can't believe he gets so much media coverage, but these are the times we live in I suppose.
  6. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

  7. sparkleghirl

    sparkleghirl Star commenter

    The beauty of it is you wouldn't even have to throw the milkshake at him. Just a few people standing there, holding milkshakes, would be enough.
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  8. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Let's all laugh at Tommy

    My milkshake brings all the tiny thugs to the yard...
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  9. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    Mr Yaxley-Lennon is an easy target for those who want to bundle up all their hatred and send it in one direction.

    The above video clip shows who is the real thug in that encounter. The violent person is the one who throws the milkshake. Who wouldn't fight back in a situation like that?

    Maybe it would be good if people actually read up on his whole life and not just zoom in on some of the more concerning things that he has been party to in the past.

    Yes he's made mistakes but who hasn't when they were younger. Constantly people call him a racist but then can't defend their claims when he asks them to show him their proof.

    He isn't a member of UKIP and he no longer has anything to do with the EDL which he left due to the organisations descent into racism. He left when his friend was refused membership due to his ethnicity.

    And I very much doubt any reasonable person can defend what happened to him and his children in Cambridge when the family were forced out of the city by the Cambridgeshire police despite being assured by the Bedfordshire police lead liaison officer on duty that day that the family were not a threat to anyone.

    'Panadrama' is another example of how he is demonised without proof and shows how a journalistic team were out to destroy him.

    Condemn him by all means but show your workings and not some ten-year old video clip.

    He's a laddish working class male who has in the past let his emotions get the better of him but I've yet to see recent proof of his behaviour being anything like that of the real thugs of Antifa and Hope not Hate.
  10. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Oh behave yourself.

    Of course he's a racist.

    Witness his involvement in the Syrian schoolboy incident:


    Today's incidents come after it was revealed a libel action against the far-right thug will be launched imminently by a Syrian schoolboy.

    The lad, known only as Jamal, is suing Robinson over his claims that the refugee had violently attacked white schoolgirls.

    He made the comments after a video of Jamal being “waterboarded” by another pupil at his school went viral.

    In response to the outpouring of sympathy for the teen, Robinson accused him of “not being that innocent” and claimed he had “hit a girl with a hockey stick”.

    He said: “He violently attacked young English girls in his school. Why is this kid being portrayed as the ultimate victim in the entire country?”

    Robinson later admitted he had been duped over the claims.

    He told his 970,000 Facebook followers: “I have been completely had, how embarrassing man.”
  11. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    I've read the article in the link and I can't see anything he says that is racist. He mentions English schoolgirls but why shouldn't he.

    Again, it's this constant idea that he is racist with no real evidence from the Sun to back it up.

    Have a look at this.

  12. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    His comments I linked show his racism clearly

    Stop romanticising him.
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  13. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    In the link he is reported to speak of English schoolgirls not 'white schoolgirls'.

    You'll need to try harder than this.

    I'm not a supporter of Mr Yaxley-Lennon but I do have an interest in the way he is portrayed by the media. But so often I find there is no real evidence backing up these claims.

    And why my interest? Because I studied and taught moral philosophy.

    YouTube is peppered with examples like the video below.

    People say things about this man but when challenged can't seem to back it up with facts. Don't you find that worrying?

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  14. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Of course....

    We both know what he means.
  15. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    But do we?

    In what way?
  16. NoseyMatronType

    NoseyMatronType Lead commenter

    It makes for uneasy reading but I have been unable to see past Hume on the relationship between facts and moral values.

    "In every system of morality, which I have hitherto met with, I have always remarked, that the author proceeds for some time in the ordinary way of reasoning, and establishes the being of a God, or makes observations concerning human affairs; when of a sudden I am surprised to find, that instead of the usual copulations of propositions, is, and is not, I meet with no proposition that is not connected with an ought, or an ought not. This change is imperceptible; but is, however, of the last consequence. For as this ought, or ought not, expresses some new relation or affirmation, 'tis necessary that it should be observed and explained; and at the same time that a reason should be given, for what seems altogether inconceivable, how this new relation can be a deduction from others, which are entirely different from it. But as authors do not commonly use this precaution, I shall presume to recommend it to the readers; and am persuaded, that this small attention would subvert all the vulgar systems of morality, and let us see, that the distinction of vice and virtue is not founded merely on the relations of objects, nor is perceived by reason."

    I do rate Ederson as a moral philosopher, though.

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  17. xmal

    xmal Occasional commenter

    Of course he's a racist. Look at high he highlighted those "asian" grooming gangs.
  18. NoseyMatronType

    NoseyMatronType Lead commenter

    And for an informed opinion on that, the relevant text is Chapter 8 of James Fergusson's Al-Britannia: A Journey Through Muslim Britain ('Men Behaving Badly').

    Mind you, informed opinions aren't favoured on here, are they?

    It's like the opposite of what an education-related forum should be about.
  19. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    I'm not the one saying he's a racist and I'm also not saying he isn't a racist. I'm only interested in proof that his words and actions are racist. I don't know that he has ever been before a court on a charge of racism and or that he has any convictions for being a racist.

    The problem seems to be that individuals say Mr Yaxley-Lennon is a racist and then, when asked, can't show any of his actions or words proving he is a racist. Referring to people as 'Asian' isn't any different to referring to people as 'eastern European' or 'American'. It's not racist to describe a person's ethnicity. The problem starts when someone suggests that a certain ethnicity makes everyone of that ethnicity somehow less than people who are not of that ethnicity.

    A further problem is the way the police treat Mr Yaxley-Lennon. We can all see in the videos that the police will walk away even though he or witnesses have made a complaint that he has been assaulted.

    Likewise, the police will escort Mr Yaxley-Lennon out of areas under threat of arrest if he doesn't comply despite him not making any racist statements or offering any threat by his actions. It is his presence that the police don't want because they know others often become abusive and violent towards him.

    And refuse to arrest people who assault him or others. If you were assaulted and the police witness it wouldn't you expect them to be arrested?

  20. sparkleghirl

    sparkleghirl Star commenter

    Aye, right. But of course, Tommy Robinson is not the man he was when these videos were shot. He no longer holds any of these racist views. Of course

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